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April 15th, 2014

Republican candidates collide in final forum

April 15, 2014

More than 200 Republican voters turned out at the Newton-Conover Auditorium on Tuesday night for the second of two Primary Candidates Forums.

Three races were featured during the event, including 96th District House of Representatives, Clerk of Court in Catawba County and the 25th District Attorney.

EASTER CLASSIC: Tournament brackets revealed

April 15, 2014

Below is the schedule for the 24th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic:

24th Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic

Monday's games (at American Legion Fairgrounds)
No. 7 St. Stephens (3-11) vs. No. 2 Fred T. Foard (11-4), noon
No. 6 West Caldwell (6-9) vs. No. 3 Maiden (8-5), 2:30 p.m.
No. 8 South Iredell (2-12) vs. No. 1 Bunker Hill (13-2), 5 p.m.

PREP SPORTS: Tuesday action affected by rain

April 15, 2014

Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Bandys at Maiden, ppd. to Wednesday
Bunker Hill at Lincolnton, ppd. to Wednesday
Newton-Conover at East Lincoln, ppd. to Wednesday
Patton at Fred T. Foard, ppd. to Wednesday
St. Stephens at Hickory, ppd. to Wednesday

Softball
Bandys at Maiden, ppd. to Wednesday

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014

Wanda Sue Annas Hefner, age 72, of Conover, passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice in Newton. Burke Mortuary in Newton is serving the Hefner family.

Lisa Kathryn Hayes Rader, 55, of Maiden, died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Carolina’s Medical Center Lincoln in Lincolnton. The family will receive friends following the service.

April 14th

Four are added to Catawba County's sports hall

April 14, 2014

The Catawba County Sports Hall of Fame is expanding its membership by four this year.

The Class of 2014 for the county’s sports hall was officially announced during a press conference at the Highland Recreation Center on Monday in Hickory.

Among those joining the hall in its 14th class are Jeff Barkley, Odell Moose, Beth Laney Queen and John Lentz.

PREP SPORTS: Monday's sports scoreboard

April 14, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Fred T. Foard 9, Newton-Conover 1

Softball
Fred T. Foard 5, West Lincoln 1
St. Stephens 27, Hickory 2

Girls soccer
St. Stephens 0, Hickory 0

Boys tennis
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A Tournament, ppd. to Wednesday

PREP SPORTS: Weather affects part of Monday action

April 14, 2014

Below is a look at Monday's prep sports postponements involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Fred T. Foard at Newton-Conover, 4 p.m. (Varsity only)
St. Stephens at Hickory, still on

Boys tennis
Southern District 7 Athletic 2A tournament, ppd. to Wednesday

Girls soccer
St. Stephens at Hickory, moved to 4:30 p.m. (Varsity only)

Saturday, April 12, 2014

April 14, 2014

Mozelle Ellen Kennedy Grindel, 83, of Newton, passed away Thursday April 10, 2014 at Catawba Regional Hospice. Catawba Memorial Park, Funerals & Cremations is providing professional services to the Grindel Family.

April 11th

PREP NOTEBOOK: Friday's sports scores

April 11, 2014

Below is a look at Friday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams:

Baseball
Bunker Hill 5, East Lincoln 4
Fred T. Foard 13, Hibriten 8
Lincolnton 10, Bandys 3
Patton 11, St. Stephens 5
West Lincoln 3, Newton-Conover 2

Softball
Bandys 12, Lincolnton 1
Hibriten 11, Fred T. Foard 8
St. Stephens 16, Patton 9
West Lincoln 16, Newton-Conover 0

Sherrills Ford library construction well underway

April 11, 2014

The new branch of Catawba County Library on Sherrills Ford Road will soon be opening its doors.

The new branch is near the corner of Hwy 150 and Sherrils Ford Road, just a short distance from the current facility.

Below is the schedule for the 24th Annual Catawba County Easter Baseball Classic: 24th Catawba...
Below is a look at Tuesday's prep sports postponements involving Catawba County teams: Baseball...
Below is a look at Monday's prep sports scores involving Catawba County teams: Baseball Fred T....

 

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